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Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse  
http://www.ccsa.ca/
Promotes informed debate on substance abuse issues and encourages public participation in reducing the harm associated with drug abuse. Disseminates information on the nature, extent and consequences of substance abuse; and assists organizations involved in substance abuse treatment, prevention and educational programming. (See Details)
Saskatchewan First Nations Women's Commission  
http://www.fsin.com/index.php/womens-commission-sfnwc.html

The Saskatchewan First Nations’ Women’s Commission (SFNWC) is the recognized regional voice for the advancement of First Nations’ women’s and children’s rights in Saskatchewan. The SFNWC is committed to the development and sustenance of healthy communities by which all First Nations people benefit. The SFNWC takes the lead on certain issues that are considered “women’s and children’s issues” in mainstream society, although not dictated as such in First Nations communities because First Nations philosophy emphasizes collective as opposed to individual rights.

 

Historically, since the 1960’s First Nations’ Women in Saskatchewan have come together to discuss a variety of issues and the poor living conditions in which they had to endure. The Saskatchewan First Nations’ Women’s Commission (SFNWC) was formed in 2000, first as a Council, and in February 2004, the Chiefs-in-Assembly voted for the FSIN Convention Act to be amended to include the SFNWC as the seventh Commission. The FSIN Women’s Act was ratified at the June 2004 Chiefs-in-Assembly and is a formal piece of legislation that validates the ongoing movement of Saskatchewan First Nations’ Women.

 

Honoring the Treaties is a priority for Saskatchewan First Nations’ women's groups. The mandate of the Saskatchewan First Nations Women’s Commission is the development of First Nation Women’s rights and advocate to develop women’s strategic initiatives while respecting the Treaty process. In the past we have ensured this vision is met through:

 

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Centre for Ability  
http://www.centreforability.bc.ca/
Northern Family Health Society  
http://www.nfhs-pg.org/

Forms a collection of people who represent both grassroots, and professionals working together to identify solutions fo FAS/FAE.

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Assistance and Training  
http://www.fasat.ca/
Works to improve the lives of children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effects (FAS) by training professionals and parents who work with and care for them. (See Details)
FASworld Toronto  
http://www.fasworld.com
Support families with members struggling with FASD. (See Details)
Saskatchewan Fetal Alcohol Support Network  
http://www.skfasnetwork.ca/
Forms an organization whose primary goal is to support parents and caregivers of individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). (See Details)
Calgary Fetal Alcohol Network  
http://www.calgaryfasd.com/
Provides communities, government and caregivers, with accurate and essential information needed to increase the awareness and knowledge of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). (See Details)
Fetal Alcohol Family Association of Manitoba Inc.  
http://www.fafam.ca/
Offers support to families and provides workshops and presentations to families and professionals on a variety of topics concerning individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). (See Details)
Canada FASD Research Network  
http://www.canfasd.ca

The Canada FASD Research Network (CanFASD), formerly known as the Canada Northwest FASD Research Network, was established in March of 2005, through the support of the Canada Northwest FASD Partnership (CNFASDP). CanFASD is a formally and informally connected group of professionals from a range of research sciences, and located across Canada. Their mission is to produce and maintain national, collaborative research designed for sharing with all Canadians, leading to prevention strategies and improved support services for people affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.

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